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Lakeside rental home on beautiful Lake Martin with its clear blue water.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Lakeside 3 bedroom 2 bath which includes a large sleeping area upstairs.

Fully furnished 3 B/R 2 bath including an upstairs sleeping room w/2 queen size beds & a twin bed. Additionally, a pull-out sofa sleeper and a day bed. Living room/dining room combination and fully equipped kitchen (coffeemaker, microwave, toaster oven, stove, 2 refrigerators and a dishwasher). Adjacent to the house is a Party Hut which has a 1/2 bath, sink, refrigerator/freezer, picnic tables and grills. Plenty of parking. Two docks for boat and/or watercraft and shallow to deep swimming area. Real Island Marina is a 5 min. boat ride or car drive and it is a 15 min. boatride to Kowaliga Bridge and restaurants. A small local grocery/liquor store,with an ATM, located in Equality is a 5 min. drive. Alexander City is 20 mins. away; 20 mins. to Wetumpka; and 15 mins. to Eclectic for nice super markets, restaurants, and fast food.

Will or Charlotte Denton
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 3, 2017

About Will or Charlotte Denton

Retired couple who both worked in the health field and now love living on Lake Martin with all of its year round beauty.

Will or Charlotte Denton purchased this house in 2007

Why Will or Charlotte Denton chose Eclectic

This lakeside house is in a quiet cove but has a great view of the busy part of the lake without all of the boat traffic. Wonderful friendly neighbors.

What makes this house unique

You can sit in the swing on the front porch and enjoy the lake sights during the day and in the evening hear crickets,frogs, and the lap of the water at the lake's shore. No city noises, sirens, and street lights!


Little Kowaliga House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , In hall outside second bedroom
  • There are 2 full baths one with a tub/shower and the other with a shower stall. No bathroom on the 2nd floor. The adjacent outside Party Hut has a 1/2 bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Two bedrooms downstairs - two queen and one day bed. Upstairs there is a sleeping room with 2 Queen size beds and a twin bed. Master bedroom has a TV with cable programming. The sofa in the living room is a sleeper sofa and will open up to sleep 2 adults or 3 children. A blow up sleeping mattress can be supplied upon request. All linens are supplied.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Lakeside rental home on beautiful Lake Martin with its clear blue water.
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Worth every penny and then some!

  • 4 of 5

Great place at a great price. Plenty of room for 11-12 people. Very kid friendly and the owners are very accommodating with their adjoining property (docks) to give renters ample room to spread out and enjoy. You are right next to the owners which means you will be encountering them regularly, but Will is a great guy! Only small issues are very minor...shower door in one of the bathrooms won't close, the oven smells when you use it (paper at the bottom likely the cause) and the microwave takes forever to heat anything. None of which effected our stay in the least. We had a great time and if we do Lake Martin again we will definitely be giving Will a call.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Brandon, for the positive review. We certainly enjoyed having your family here. Wish someone had mentioned those issues so we could have addressed them while you were here. I hope Robert and Heather made it back to Iowa without incident. We hope to see you again. Will & Charlotte
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Excel, Al

Memorable 2016 Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

What an awesome time we had during our stay June 26 - 30, 2016 family vacation. This past week was awesome. The owners went out of their way not just the day we checked in, but everyday to make sure we had everything we needed. Mr & Mrs Denton treated us like family and like they have known us since we were born. They even took it to a personal level by remembering our names when they talked to us. I'm 51 years old & I pretty much call roll when all the kids are around lol. We had our own boat, but they also offered to let us use their kayak, paddle boat, inflatable 6-8 person floating island. He even keep it full of air for us. We had our 3 boys, daughters in law & grand kids, but the house was so spacious with a big porch also to sit on as well as dock that you never ran over each other. We have rented lots of places, but this is the first time we have rented to where we felt so welcomed. We will definitely be back and will definitely refer people to rent this house for their Lake Martin experience. Once again thank you Mr & Mrs Denton for your hospitality. Gerald & Sharon

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for that glowing review. We enjoyed having you as much as you enjoyed being here, and hope to see you again. Will & Charlotte
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Unbelievable vacation

  • 5 of 5

Once in a life time vacation made possible by the owners, unbelievable how they went out of their way to make our week special. We have a special needs son and they treated him like a grandson. The nicest owners I have ever met. We will be returning just can't say enough about our stay

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you so much for your kind comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay - we enjoyed having you and your courteous, well behaved kids. Thank you, too, (from the cleaning lady) for starting that load of sheets. PS: Tell "Little" Rebecca if she comes back I may let her help me organize the garage!
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Eclectic Tranquility

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year we have stayed at this amazing location and we will keep coming back as long as the wonderful, sweet owners allow us. We come for a paddle board race on Lake Martin every year at Children's Harbor. Last year we slept 10 adults comfortably, unfortunately due to last minute commitments only 3 of us stayed. But we still enjoyed it, there are plenty of accessories in the bathrooms like soap and shampoo, towels, plenty of room with 2 refrigerators in the house and another small kitchen area in the BBQ pavilion. We recommended it to some friends for a family reunion and they were just amazed. There is a welcome basket with sweets and the BEST fresh fig jelly made by the owners. Those friends have already made recommendations to their friends. We call it our Lake Martin secret paradise. The rental process is easy, it is super affordable and I promise you the pictures do not give this amazing place justice.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jimmy, for such a glowing review. We have certainly enjoyed having your group here and look forward to your next visit. We hope y'all continue to stack up the trophies
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Great time at the lake

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The house and water toys were great and the hospitality was awesome. Would recommend to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We certainly enjoyed having you and hope you can return sometime.
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Simply paradise!!!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better place to stay or a better owner to rent from. Mr. Will greeted us and showed us all the amenities and told us where we needed to go that evening and the next morning for our event, the pictures do not do justice to the enormous room in the house. We had 11 adults staying there and did not stumble over one another or have bathroom issues at all. The dock area was superb and we passed up numerous party invites so that we could come back to this paradise and just relax. It sits in a cove so you don't get much boat traffic and the water was wonderful and clear!! Definitely coming back in the future!! Thank you so much Mr. Will for everything!! Dogwood Lane sure did give us good luck in the paddle board competition!!

Lisa Bellomy and Jimmie Boisjolie

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lisa & Jimmy for your kind remarks. You were a great bunch of guests. I'm disappointed we had to leave and miss seeing your group "take" the races. We certainly hope you will all be able to come back soon. Will & Charlotte
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Montgomery, AL
Nearest Golf
45 Miles
Robert Trent Jones Courses (Prattville and Auburn)
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Alabama 9
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Kowaliga, Spring House, Catherine's Market by boat
Car: necessary

Lake Martin is a 44,000 acre man made lake which has 750 miles of shoreline. It is a beautiful lake with clear blue water perfect for swimming, water sports, boat riding and fishing.

Montgomery, the capitol of AL is 45 mins. away, Birmingham is 90 miles away - both with many major attractions for sightseeing from the Little White House of the Confederacy, the Capitol, the Civil Rights Museum and the Civil Rights Memorial, the Archieves of History, The Shakespeare Theater, the statue of the Vulcan, and the McWain Center (children's museum). Alexander City (20 mi.), Wetumpka (20 mi.), & Eclectic (15 mi.) all have grocery stores, restaurants, and fast food establishments. A Walmart is in both of the first two towns. A movie theater is in Alexander City and several are in Montgomery.


Rates & Availability

Little Kowaliga House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $300

Rates above are for a maximum of 8 guests. There is an additional charge of $10 per person per night for each person ocer 8.

A Rental Contract will be sent (email/mail/ or fax) to the renter at the time of the booking. This Contract is to be returned with the final payment.

Check In: 3:00 p.m. Check Out: 11:00 a.m. - Unless special arrangements are made with Owner.

50% of the total Rental Amount, the Cleaning Fee, and a copy of the renter's driver's license are required to reserve the booking.
The Balance of the rental fee plus the refundable security deposit is due 7 days prior to the scheduled arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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